From the Field – Congregation Based Overseas Outreach – Ap. 3, 2017

Written by
Post Date: April, 2017
Post Categories: Dave Koenig
Post Tags:
In the CLC we generally look at overseas outreach as in the job description of the Mission Board. Budgets also are involved in this line of approach. There is other thinking on overseas outreach that has been practiced by Christian churches over the years. For instance instead of a mission board being in charge of Read More Read More

From the Field – Outreach in Thailand on the Laos Border – March 22, 2017

Written by
Post Date: March, 2017
Post Categories: Dave Koenig
Post Tags:
Before you read excerpts of a report below ponder and pray on these things. •In Laos with a population of 6.9 million there are perhaps 150,000 Christians. The government is against Christianity and yet there is growth of the church there. The government is still Communist. •In Vietnam 1% of the people are Protestant and Read More Read More
What a delight to read and see of the graduation lead by Pastors Kossi and Ohlmann in Lome, Togo and know these graduates will also be workers together with God! And what a further delight to learn that the CLC Bd. of Doctrine has recommended to the CLC President that fellowship be recognized with Grace Read More Read More

From the Field – Northern Nigeria Part 2 – Feb. 27, 2017

Written by
Post Date: February, 2017
Post Categories: Dave Koenig
Post Tags:
Working with our brethren in the Nigerian Church of the Lutheran Confession we attempted to have a mission in northern Nigeria. When we lived in Nigeria the NCLC sent a missionary up to the North. But it was not easy for him. He knew Hausa, which was the language of the dominant tribe. He had Read More Read More

From the Field – Northern Nigeria – Feb. 14, 2017

Written by
Post Date: February, 2017
Post Categories: Dave Koenig
Post Tags:
From a recent ‘Spectator’ out of England by Douglas Murray “Every week, there are more massacres, but nobody seems to mind — not even their own government Another day in northern Nigeria, another Christian village reeling from an attack by the Muslim Fulani herdsmen who used to be their neighbours — and who are now Read More Read More
This is from Mark Bohde. … Please pray for me and the Lord’s work and the students in Asia. I will be leaving the USA on January 31 for Thailand and return on February 15. I am making this trip primarily for the Laotians who will attend, although Thai have asked if they can attend Read More Read More

Outreach in ‘Saigon’/HCM City, Vietnam – From the Field – Jan. 14,2017

Written by
Post Date: January, 2017
Post Categories: Dave Koenig
Post Tags:
This comes from Mark Bohde who is doing independent work in Vietnam. “God blessed His Word abundantly in every place we taught. Ho Chi Minh City was no different. As you can see from the enclosed list, we had mostly pastors with a couple of women leaders. Almost all of them came from Dak Lak Read More Read More

Outreach in Hanoi, Vietnam – From the Field – Jan. 1, 2017

Written by
Post Date: January, 2017
Post Categories: Dave Koenig
Post Tags:
I am forwarding this report to you verbatim which Mark Bohde sent out, that you can begin this year with Good News. Let us thank and praise God that this work is going forward. The story told by a local pastor at the end of this report about demon possession and superstition shows the great Read More Read More

From the Field Dec. 13, 2016 Hmong Outreach in Thailand and Laos

Written by
Post Date: December, 2016
Post Categories: Dave Koenig
Post Tags:
As we draw near to our Christmas celebration of His coming as our Redeemer, we should not lose sight of how important it is to reach out beyond to areas where the Good News of our Savior is not so well-known. Part of a report from Mark Bohde, who is doing independent work in Thailand Read More Read More

From the Field Liberia Nov. 15, 2016

Written by
Post Date: November, 2016
Post Categories: Uncategorized
Post Tags:
This is an excerpt of the report sent to the CLC Mission Board - I had the pleasure of working with Pastor John Hein and Alvin Jask in Liberia recently arriving there Nov. 1st and leaving Nov. 11th. It was decided to have the sessions of study for several days on the 45 Colloquy Practice Questions with the following: Joseph Kiwalazu, an Read More